Tanza, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceCavite
Barangay count41
Postal code4108
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Area (2007)95.59 km2 (36.91 sq mi)
Population (2015)226,188
Density (2015)2,366 / km2 (6,128 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 24' North, 120° 51' East (14.3924, 120.8535)
Estimated elevation above sea level19.0 meters (62.3 feet)

Tanza is a coastal municipality in the province of Cavite.

The municipality has a land area of 95.59 square kilometers or 36.91 square miles which constitutes 6.07% of Cavite's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 226,188. This represented 6.15% of the total population of Cavite province, or 1.57% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 2,366 inhabitants per square kilometer or 6,128 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tanza has 41 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Amaya I3.25%7,3596,7608.86%1.63%
Amaya II1.88%4,2634,0116.28%1.17%
Amaya III0.78%1,7581,6119.12%1.68%
Amaya IV0.81%1,8361,7206.74%1.25%
Amaya V1.05%2,3682,658-10.91%-2.18%
Amaya VI0.41%9341,237-24.49%-5.21%
Amaya VII1.08%2,4512,2598.50%1.57%
Bagtas12.03%27,20920,37033.57%5.67%
Barangay I0.67%1,5221,562-2.56%-0.49%
Barangay II0.61%1,3741,2658.62%1.59%
Barangay III0.51%1,1471,155-0.69%-0.13%
Barangay IV0.76%1,7261,951-11.53%-2.31%
Biga5.23%11,81911,0107.35%1.36%
Biwas3.29%7,4427,1134.63%0.86%
Bucal3.42%7,7435,13050.94%8.15%
Bunga1.40%3,1592,45328.78%4.93%
Calibuyo2.91%6,5775,51819.19%3.40%
Capipisa3.00%6,7775,70918.71%3.32%
Daang Amaya I1.59%3,6073,4115.75%1.07%
Daang Amaya II2.88%6,5055,29422.87%4.00%
Daang Amaya III1.73%3,9163,7604.15%0.78%
Halayhay3.02%6,8356,4615.79%1.08%
Julugan I2.26%5,1134,9323.67%0.69%
Julugan II0.42%955990-3.54%-0.68%
Julugan III0.93%2,0941,9736.13%1.14%
Julugan IV0.73%1,6411,5078.89%1.64%
Julugan V0.43%9739532.10%0.40%
Julugan VI2.07%4,6914,5662.74%0.52%
Julugan VII0.84%1,9031,62916.82%3.00%
Julugan VIII1.94%4,3904,547-3.45%-0.67%
Lambingan0.82%1,8501,63413.22%2.39%
Mulawin2.84%6,4345,8789.46%1.74%
Paradahan I7.45%16,86112,95230.18%5.15%
Paradahan II2.09%4,7183,87621.72%3.81%
Punta I7.33%16,57910,72454.60%8.65%
Punta II1.30%2,9492,7417.59%1.40%
Sahud Ulan5.81%13,14510,69822.87%4.00%
Sanja Mayor2.74%6,1985,04722.81%3.99%
Santol3.01%6,8155,42825.55%4.43%
Tanauan0.63%1,4351,3645.21%0.97%
Tres Cruses4.03%9,1174,89886.14%12.56%
Tanza Total226,188188,75519.83%3.50%

Historical population

The population of Tanza grew from 24,256 in 1960 to 226,188 in 2015, an increase of 201,932 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.50%, or an increase of 37,433 people, from the previous population of 188,755 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
24,256
32,6912.96%
37,3532.71%
43,6753.18%
61,7853.53%
77,8394.42%
110,5177.81%
171,7956.27%
188,7553.49%
226,1883.50%

Location

The municipal center of Tanza is situated at approximately 14° 24' North, 120° 51' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 19.0 meters or 62.3 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Tanza are General Trias, Imus, Cavite City, Dasmariñas, Bacoor, and Trece Martires. The nearest municipalities are Rosario, Noveleta, Kawit, Naic, Maragondon, and Ternate. Its distance from the national capital is 25.82 kilometers (16.04 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Rosario, Cavite, 2.51 kilometers (1.56 miles) to the North (N0°W)
  • Noveleta, Cavite, 5.55 kilometers (3.45 miles) to the Northeast (N35°E)
  • Kawit, Cavite, 7.86 kilometers (4.88 miles) to the Northeast (N43°E)
  • Naic, Cavite, 11.81 kilometers (7.34 miles) to the Southwest (S48°W)
  • Maragondon, Cavite, 18.24 kilometers (11.33 miles) to the Southwest (S44°W)
  • Ternate, Cavite, 18.91 kilometers (11.75 miles) to the Southwest (S51°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 25.82 kilometers (16.04 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N32°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 226,188, ranked 62 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 36.91 square kilometers, ranked 1,068 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 2,366 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 72 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.50%, ranked 79 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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